star wars space ships ..your fave?

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star wars space ships ..your fave?

Post by elle » Thu May 24, 2007 12:07 pm

Since it is the 30th birthday of star wars..
is there a favourite spaceship?


Star Wars1V:A New Hope MMM :roll:


Star War spaceships are design classics
with todays machine/technology equivalents :lol:

TIE FIGHTERS ..(Ford Capri)

Escape Pod.. (Mobility Scooter)

X-Wing Star fighter ..(Golf GTI )

Millenium Falcon ..(WW Caravanette)

Imperial Star Destroyer ..(Bendy Bus)

Imperial landing craft..(Ford Fiesta)

any thoughts ? :P

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Post by xistina » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:17 pm

Here's one of my favourites, the trade federation landing ship. I find it fresh and quite unorthodox for a spaceship design. Still it feels totally belieavable.

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Elle? Does this mean that I'm not the only female on this planet who has a thing for spaceship design? :D

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Post by xistina » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:27 pm

Oh, and hello to everyone on the board, great to meet other sci-fi fans!

Kristina :)

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Post by elle » Sat Jun 16, 2007 2:31 pm

xistina wrote:Oh, and hello to everyone on the board, great to meet other sci-fi fans!

Kristina :)
i go to 'Alien' for my favourite spaceship designs 'Nostromo' to me is totally believable..going from hi-tech in the crew quarters to dark low in the storage area.and then thro the movies, the mining ship, wow, so many places to hide...BOO !
SS.Sulaco the ultimate design?
and Dreampod9 a submarine shape from the game Jovian Chronicles, some of the manga ships are the height of the artists imagination
spaceships ..i love them they are the carriers of my dreams..(did i say that?) :roll:
the mother ship from close encounters..just the outside, the lights and noise..enough to fire the imagination?

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Post by xistina » Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:34 pm

SS.Sulaco the ultimate design?

spaceships ..i love them they are the carriers of my dreams..(did i say that?) :roll:
the mother ship from close encounters..just the outside, the lights and noise..enough to fire the imagination?
I know exactly what you mean... :D

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Crappy picture I know (what's with the monkey face?!). A nasty looking thing, a killer for sure.

You know, we're in good company, I think it was Tom Dixon or some other star designer who said he wished he had designed the Mir space station.

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Post by elle » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:52 am

looks like the pic was taken of a model in a museum or at least an exhibition? praps about scary stuff?

(the Alien ship and the Alien creature all from Giger and his Necromonicon
a book seen and used by Ridley Scott ..and all scary...
the Nostromo is def an 'alien' looking ship..
H R Giger has a museum in switzerland..AND you can get inside the ship and eat off ''alien'' table etc..bit cheesie but wow..)

the design of spaceships?
it can as the camera first moves in set the tone and make a movie more interesting..and more real..
there was one in dr who the interior made sense with the living quarters..

and in American Astronaut the spaceship is messy and almost homemade scruffy LOW tech delboy stuff..which when it landed on mars..a mining planet, all the miners clapped :lol: cos the 'astronaut had made it

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Post by grimly_fiendish » Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:53 pm

The Baked bean can rocket from 'Button Moon'. Minimalistic genius! :D

I always loved Slave 1 (Boba Fett's ship) because it looked so impractical when it landed on its 'back'.

While on 'Aliens' the dropship was cool in that very realistic way. Riffing on modern helicopter gunships made it really believeable.

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Post by elle » Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:42 pm

grimly_fiendish wrote:The Baked bean can rocket from 'Button Moon'. Minimalistic genius! :D

I always loved Slave 1 (Boba Fett's ship) because it looked so impractical when it landed on its 'back'.

While on 'Aliens' the dropship was cool in that very realistic way. Riffing on modern helicopter gunships made it really believeable.
a big thank you from Mr and Mrs Spoon..and the rest of the cutlery..like your thinking grimly..so look at


Fett's Vette
------MC Chris

Cruisin' Mos Espa
In my Delorean
War's over
I'm a peacetime mandalorian

My story has stumped
Star Wars historians
Deep in debate,
Buffet plate at Bennigan's

Rhyme renegade
Sure to penetrate
First and second offense
I won't hesitate

Got a job to do
And Darth's the guy that delegates
Got something against Skywalker
Someone he really hates

I don't give a fuck
I'm after Solo
For all I care
He could be hidin' at Yoda's dojo

Gotta make the money
Credit's no good
When the jawas run the shop
In your neighborhood

Think you can cook
I got a grappling hook
Let's make this quick
'Cause I'm really booked

I'm a devious degenerate
Defender of the devil
Shut down all the trash compactors
On the detention level

etc etc .....

and much much more..but you need to read the pages yourself..as it gets 'more'
and all inside a space ship. :roll:
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Post by xistina » Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:22 pm

The bean can rocket, that was about the cutest space ship I've seen :lol:

American Astronaut looks great judging by the trailer. I've never heard about the film before, thanks for the tip!

My one and only complaint about the new version of Battlestar Galactica: the cylon raiders. From especially this viewpont they like to use... some sort of a toylike feeling? For some reason I'm not "bying them". I actually started laughing first time seeing these, the red light moving from side to side, probably because I saw the original series as a kid and the light feels kind of a clumsy reference to the past. Rest of the new series - I love it.

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Post by elle » Thu Jun 21, 2007 3:59 am

American Astronaut..look at
http://www.billynayer.com
i think that will take you to the home and shop for A.A one of the best, funniest and thought provoking scfi's, one of my faves
interesting site too..
loads A.A stuff on the forum..it is a well loved movie by the festival?
the cyclon raiders are interesting..a mass of metal capable of reincarnation with personality and individuality, living breathing robots really?

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Post by Shaun F » Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:29 am

A few of my faves

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Post by xistina » Tue Jul 03, 2007 5:04 pm

Shaun, where's that last one from? Very alien, very beautiful.

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Post by Shaun F » Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:05 am

Its a "Shadow" vessel from Babylon 5

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Post by Shinji Ikari » Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:21 pm

Humm there nice but in anime theres some far far better ones

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Post by Shaun F » Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:23 am

Aesthetic appreciation is a very subjective thing.

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